constitutive

  • 1 Constitutive — Con sti*tu tive, a. 1. Tending or assisting to constitute or compose; elemental; essential. [1913 Webster] An ingredient and constitutive part of every virtue. Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. Having power to enact, establish, or create; instituting;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 constitutive — constitutive. См. конститутивный. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 3 constitutive — index causal, causative, primary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 constitutive — c.1600, having the power of establishing, also elemental, essential, from M.L. *constitutivus, from constitut , pp. stem of constituere (see CONSTITUTE (Cf. constitute)). Related: Constitutively …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 constitutive — [kän′stə to͞ot΄iv, kän′stətyo͞ot΄iv; kən stich′o͞o tiv΄] adj. [LL constitutivus: see CONSTITUTE] 1. having power to establish, appoint, or enact 2. making a thing what it is; basic 3. forming a part (of); constituent; component constitutively adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Constitutive — The term constitutive might refer to: In physics, a constitutive equation is a relation between two physical quantities. In cell biology, a constitutively active protein is a protein whose activity is constant and active. In ecology, a… …

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  • 7 constitutive — 1. See c. enzyme. 2. In genetics, descriptive of a gene that is controlled by constantly active promoter. * * * con·sti·tu·tive kän(t) stə .t(y)üt iv, kən stich ət iv adj 1 a) of, relating to, or being an enzyme or protein produced in relatively… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 8 constitutive — ● constitutif, constitutive adjectif Qui entre nécessairement dans la constitution, la composition de quelque chose ; constituant : L oxygène et l hydrogène sont les éléments constitutifs de l eau. Qui appartient à la nature même de quelque chose …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 9 constitutive — adjective Date: 1592 1. having the power to enact or establish ; constructive 2. constituent, essential 3. relating to or dependent on constitution < a constitutive property of all electrolytes > • constitutively …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 constitutive — adj. Constitutive is used with these nouns: ↑element …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 constitutive — Constantly present, whether there is demand or not. Thus some enzymes are constitutively produced, whereas others are inducible …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 12 constitutive — constitutively, adv. /kon sti tooh tiv, tyooh /, adj. 1. constituent; making a thing what it is; essential. 2. having power to establish or enact. 3. Physics, Chem. pertaining to a molecular property determined primarily by the arrangement of… …

    Universalium

  • 13 constitutive — adjective a) having the power or authority to constitute, establish or enact something b) having the power or authority to appoint someone to office See Also: constitute, constituent …

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  • 14 constitutive — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Constituting or forming part of the essence of something: basic, constitutional, essential, fundamental, integral, vital. See BE, SURFACE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 constitutive — adj. elementary, fundamental …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 constitutive — adjective 1》 having the power to establish something. 2》 forming a constituent of something. Derivatives constitutively adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17 constitutive — con·sti·tu·tive …

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  • 18 constitutive — con•sti•tu•tive [[t]ˈkɒn stɪˌtu tɪv, ˌtyu [/t]] adj. 1) constituent; essential 2) having power to establish or enact 3) chem. phs (of the properties of a substance) depending on the arrangement of atoms in a molecule rather than on their nature… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 constitutive — /ˈkɒnstətjutɪv/ (say konstuhtyoohtiv) adjective 1. constituent; making a thing what it is; essential. 2. having power to establish or appoint to an office. –constitutively, adverb …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 20 constitutive — The expression of a gene without any requirement for induction …

    Glossary of Biotechnology